30 Most Dangerous Cities in the World

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28. Recife, Brazil: With 1887 murders in 2016, this city of 3.9 million people has the 9th highest murder rate in Brazil – 47.89 per 100,000 people. It’s the largest city in the Northeast of Brazil, and is actually considered safer than other big cities in the region like Salvador.

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27. Mazatlan, Mexico: A city of half a million people on the Pacific coast, Mazatlan had 245 murders in 2016, a homicide rate of 48.75 per 100,000. The city is also noted for its beaches and seafood, but as we see, it doesn’t rule out an active and dangerous crime life.

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26. Baltimore, United States: One of two American cities on the list, Baltimore had 318 homicides in 2016, which comes to 51.14 per 100,000 people.¬†Overall reported crime has dropped by 60% from the mid ’90’s to the mid 2010’s, although homicide is one particular crime that has consistently stayed above the national average homicide rate.